Narrate the events surrounding your involvement in a group in which you are a member.
Write a narrative account of an argument in which you have been a participant, using dialogue carefully to show your readers what issues, conflicts, and resolutions were involved in the experience.
Recall a memorable experience from your childhood, and write a narrative in which you show your readers its significance for you.
Write a detailed narrative account of a holiday gathering that you have attended.
Select two works of art(visual, musical, or literary): one that is good and one that is bad.
Explain the reasons for your judgements in a short piece of writing. Include a thumbnail, embedded clip, or snippet of each and ask your classmates to submit a comment with their own analysis and judgement.
Respond to your classmates criticism and discuss together the similarities and differences in your evaluations.
Did you notice the advertisements?
Suppose you could travel back in time, what products would have been advertised during humanity’s greatest moments?
What if we found sponsors …
- What if Ardipithecus ramidus wore a Livestrong wristband
- What if a really old foot print had a Nike sponsor?
- What if a very old calendar had a Monsanto advertisement?
What modern companies would you advertise along-side these historic firsts?
Consider a “Top 200” company today. Of what moments in history would it pay great sums to be a sponsor?
In recognition of “Pink Shirt Day” …
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Add a jerk to your story.
Here are some suggestions …
- Jerks are mean – have the jerk get our attention by saying or doing things to your protagonist that are upsetting.
- Jerks ignore us – have your jerk ignore the protagonist but pay attention to someone else. Have the Jerk only pretend to listen and act like your protagonist doesn’t even exist.
- Jerks make us feel stupid – have your jerk make comments about what your protagonist says that makes him/her feel stupid.
- Jerks are sneaky – have your jerk act all nice to others or around teachers or adults and then have the jerk do something that only the protagonist sees when no one else is looking.
- Jerks lie – have your jerk try and make someone look bad to make themselves look better by lying.
Write a detailed narrative account of a struggle or conflict between two people in which you show the reader clearly not only what happened, but also answer questions about who, what, where, when , why, and how.
Observe carefully the actions of several animals in a natural setting (or a pasture), and then write a narrative in which specific details and images are used to show the reader events that occurred.
Rewrite an assignment on description as a detailed narration of events taking place in time.